Rowan Hall, Director, ESL-Planet Recruiting
“Tales from the Dark Side” – Being a recruiter in the Korean ESL market
NEWS AND STUFF
Achoo! *Cough* *Cough* *Chirp* *Tweet*
Some advice and warnings from the New Zealand embassy on how to handle bird flu.
Foreigners Arrested With Yaba
“THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO… WHA…?” KOREAN SOCIETY AND POLITICS
Branding the mad cow
Matt at Gusts of Popular Feelings examines the branding (the 미친소) of the whole mad cow thing and its effectiveness.
Reporter: “Expel the Foreign Jackasses”
Korea Beat translates a Korean sports writer’s diatribe against foreigners rushing the field at games. He says it’s “racist” and then goes on a racist diatribe on how foreigners should be punished.
Elementary Teacher to Student: “Thank Me For Beating You”
Read the comment section on this one.
TIME WASTERS OF THE WEEK
Rain gets mistaken for Karl Yune
Comment from Ranting Englishman Says:
May 11th, 2008 at 11:58 pm e
Hi guys, loving the podcast just thought I would unravel the mystery of the Sexy Mong!
My wife (Korean) was listening in. Apparently, Mong also means “dream”, so I guess Sexy Mong is the Korean for Wet Dream!
Way To Conflate, Seoul Subway System (Joshing Gnome)
Translation: Extreme physical contact makes everyone uncomfortable! * Over-the-top public displays of affection make others grimace [in disgust]. * Intentional physical contact may even carry a legal penalty. The ad goes on to label begging, ped
UBLove’s bad idea.
A TV show for one of the more notorious dating sites in Korea
And if you can’t get a date, how about…
A Refreshing Big Screw
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Ex-Pat Living (The Korea Herald)
Panelist: Soutthida (pronounced: suh-tee-da)
Main Theme and Teaching Tips — Ben McPherson – “2wksnyc”
News — satya – “Silk Route Album Mix”
Things That Make You Go Whaa? — cjacks – “Candyland”
Time Wasters of the Week — EV Boys – “Kickin’ It in Geumchon”
REGGAE FAR EAST
Little Red King
High Alert Status
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